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McLane Releases Wave-Actuated Profiling Crawler for 500 m Depths

McLane Research Labs has released the Prawler (PRofiling crAWLER), a low-cost, wave-actuated vehicle that moves along the mooring wire, collecting data from the surface to 500 m of the water column. Data can include conductivity, temperature, depth (CTD), optical backscatter and dissolved oxygen. Wave motion and special ratcheting clamps move the vehicle up the wire. The Prawler free-falls to the

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Scientists want to search for life on Jupiter’s moon. They’re starting in Antarctic oceans.

An autonomous robot is practicing to explore Europa. By Justin Lawrence, Planetary Science, Georgia Institute of Technology The harsh and icy ocean surrounding Antarctica may seem like a strange place to be doing research about Jupiter, but since 2014, a team of Georgia Tech engineers and scientists in Britney Schmidt’s Planetary Habitability and Technology Lab, where I’m a graduate student, has been

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RBR Opens New Office at Ocean Innovation Center

Ottawa-based sensor developer RBR is joining a collaborative ocean technologies center called COVE. COVE, the Centre for Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship, is a collaborative facility for applied innovation in the ocean sector located in Halifax Harbor in Nova Scotia, Canada. RBR is a company that creates instruments to measure the blue planet. From the ocean abyss to the polar ice

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Immersed Technology Monitors Monaco Land Extension Project

A solution that is now operational was developed by RTsys for the Monaco land extension project, which is located between a nature reserve and a protected area, where six hectares will be reclaimed from the sea to extend the principality of Monaco. The project’s environmental impact is being closely monitored and requires constant surveillance. Tracking the impact of a construction

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Volvo Ocean Race Yachts are Collecting Scientific Data

Volvo Ocean Race, 2018—The toughest sailing race in the world will reach Auckland, New Zealand at the end of the month, and during this year’s event—the 13th edition of the round-the-world race—the yachts are equipped with scientific instruments that are monitoring the oceans’ health and collecting meteorological data. When the sailors of the seven high-tech racing yachts arrive in Auckland,

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